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Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

These Cheddar Cheese Biscuits are indulgent and perfect alongside your favorite soup or stew.

Cheddar Cheese Biscuits - amazing flavor but you only need one! Perfect side to any chili, soup or stew

We got our first snow yesterday! It didn't last long, as our temps here in the DC area have been unseasonably high, and the kids were disappointed again.

There is a possible “real” snowstorm on the forecast for next weekend, so we'll see. In the meantime, we're cooking our favorite soups and stews during these winter months.

One way I keep our menu plan out of a rut is by adding new sides, especially breads, to our rotation of favorite soups so there's something new to try alongside an older recipe.

These Cheddar Cheese Biscuits get requested very often by my kids, and it's the perfect accompaniment to chicken soup.

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Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

Cheddar Cheese Biscuits - amazing flavor but you only need one! Perfect side to any chili, soup or stew

 

So a caveat: these are not light, flaky biscuits. They're heavy, very buttery, and so decadent.

This recipe is the opposite of all the healthy food I usually share, but sometimes you just need comfort food. These biscuits are definitely in that category!

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Yield: 12 servings

Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

Cheddar Cheese Biscuits
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/3 cup butter, cold and cut into chunks
  • 2 Tbsp canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 - 2/3 cup milk
  • For brushing on top:
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, salt and garlic powder in large bowl.
  • Add the cubed butter. With a pastry cutter or fork, cut butter into flour until it is coarse and pea-sized.
  • Add oil, grated cheese and 1/2 cup of milk. Stir until well combined and the dough holds together.
  • Add a little milk if needed to moisten dough and be sure there is no dry flour.
  • Drop onto cookie sheet in approximately 1/4 cup portions.
  • Bake for 15-17 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • While biscuits are baking, melt 3 Tbsp of butter and combine with garlic powder and parsley.
  • Remove biscuits from oven and brush tops with butter mixture.
  • Nutrition Information:

    Yield:

    12

    Serving Size:

    1

    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 249Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 505mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 1gSugar: 0gProtein: 7g

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    Darci

    Sunday 24th of January 2016

    These are very similar to a recipe I use often. I love them and am making some tonight! My kids also love them, so they're a hit in my house.

    aiman

    Sunday 24th of January 2016

    thsoe are my kinda biscuits <3 Wow!

    Laurie

    Wednesday 20th of January 2016

    We'd love to try your recipe! Thanks so much for coming over and sharing it with us at Brag About It! Pinned and tweeted :)

    Melissa

    Tuesday 19th of January 2016

    These sound perfect for cold weather dinners.

    Carlee

    Tuesday 19th of January 2016

    Yummy! I just love cheddar biscuits and these look great!

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